September 22, 2020

Help Wanted: Planners

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September 22, 2020

Wolf Hunt Closes

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September 22, 2020

Boy Scout Camp Closes Permanently

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September 21, 2020

Police Look For Peeping Tom and Sexual Assaulter

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Featured Articles

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Old Bill’s Results Coming Soon

September 22, 2020
Old Bill's Results Coming

Although this year’s Old Bills Fun Run for Charities didn’t look anything like its 23 previous years, more than 200 of the valley’s non-profits participated in one way or another – and how much was …

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Broadcaster Evan Slack Dies at 86

Evan Slack Dies

Evan Slack, hall of fame farm broadcaster, passed away at the age of 86 Saturday. His radio career spanned 68 years, including most recently as owner of the Evan Slack Network based in Denver, Colorado. …

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Fire Smolders in Yellowstone

September 21, 2020
Fire in Yellowstone

The Lone Star Fire in Yellowstone National Park near  Old Faithful geyser basin continues to burn with behavior currently limited to creeping and smoldering and putting up a fair amount of smoke. A cold front …

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Yellowstone Visitor Numbers Up

September 18, 2020
Yellowstone Visitor Numbers Up

Not unlike Grand Teton National Park which one week ago reported August visitation was higher than during 2019, Yellowstone National Park is now also reporting an increase last month over the same month in 2019.  …

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Bighorn Hunt Over Near Gardiner

Bighorn Hunt Over

Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks has announced that hunting district 501 just north of Yellowstone National Park will be closed to hunting of all bighorn sheep, effective one-half hour after sunset on Saturday. Hunting district 501 …

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Town Plans Focus on History

Town Plans Focus on History

The Jackson Town Council will consider a major update to the community’s Land Development Regulations. Those revisions will establish a new Historic Preservation program, update the zoning standards for the Town Square area, and establish …

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Progress Made on Togwotee Fire

Togwotee Fire

Bridger-Teton National Forest reports firefighters have made great progress keeping the Holmes Cave Fire on the Blackrock Ranger District within its footprint. The Holmes Cave Fire is located within the Teton Wilderness north of Togwotee …

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Flags Lowered for Grant Larson

September 17, 2020
Flags Lowered for Grant Larson

Governor Mark Gordon has ordered the Wyoming State Flag be flown at half-staff at the Capitol in Cheyenne and in Teton and Fremont Counties from sunrise to sunset on today in honor of Grant Larson. …

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Old Bill’s Deadline This Week

Old Bill's Results Coming

The deadline for making donations to Jackson Hole non-profits through the Old Bills Fun Run matching grants program is 5:00 pm tomorrow. Community donors make a single designated gift, with varied amounts allocated to specific …

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Jackson Engines Join Oregon Wildfire Fight

September 16, 2020
Jackson Engines Join California Wildfire Fight

Seven wildland fire engines and three support vehicles with 27 firefighters have headed to the Echo Mountain Fire in western Oregon; including one engine from Jackson Hole Fire/EMS. The States of Kansas, South Dakota and …

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Forest Service Repairing Riparian Area

Forest Service Repairing Riparian Area

Bridger-Teton National Forest will launch their Salt Creek Restoration Project this week on the south end of Star Valley, and the project is planned to conclude in mid-November. The restoration project is located in Lincoln …

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Voting Starts Friday

Voting Starts Friday

Absentee Voting for the General Election Opens September 18th. Teton County absentee polling is located in the basement of the Teton County Administration Building at 200 S Willow Street. All qualified electors wishing to vote …

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Major Morons Run Loose in Yellowstone

Morons Run Loose in Yellowstone

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle is reporting that an Arizona man and a Utah man were charged with riding motorcycles off-road in Yellowstone National Park and harassing bison Friday. 25-year-old Dallin McAllister of Utah, and 36-year-old …

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Larson, Former Senate President, Passes

September 15, 2020
Larson Former Senate President Passes

Wyoming Senator Grant Larson has died at the age of 87. Larson represented District 17 since 1995. He was elected in 1994 and subsequently re-elected in 1998, 2002, and 2006. Larson’s political experience began with …

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National Park Service Names New Chief Spokesperson

National Park Service Names New Chief Spokesperson

Jenny Anzelmo-Sarles has been selected as the chief of public affairs and chief spokesperson for the National Park Service. In addition to NPS expertise, Anzelmo-Sarles brings diverse experience across government, news media and the private sector to her new role, which she began this week. “I’m thrilled …

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Wyoming Most Tax-Friendly

Wyoming Most Tax-Friendly

A recent study has placed Jackson, Wyoming the most tax-friendly place in the state to retire. To find the most tax friendly places for retirees, Smart Asset analyzed how the tax policies of each city …

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Mountain Goat Hunt Begins

September 14, 2020
Mountain Goat Hunt Begins

The culling of mountain goats in Grand Teton National Park begins today. Up to 70 volunteer teams were randomly selected for seven operational periods between today and November 6th. An optional operational period in mid-November …

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Crash Kills 17-Year-Old

Crash Kills 17-Year-Old

A 17-year-old Alta Wyoming boy died in a head-on collision on Wyoming Highway 22 near Skyline curve Saturday night. Wiley J. Olsen succumbed to his injuries in the crash, which occurred about 9:00 pm. The …

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Montana Hiker Hit By Boulder

Montana Hiker Hit By Boulder

The Park County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue received a report of an injured hiker Saturday on Elephant Head Mountain southeast of Livingston, Montana. The hiker was near the summit when a boulder came loose …

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Driver’s License Deadlines Extended

September 22, 2020
License Deadlines Extended

Commercial driver license and commercial learner’s permit holders whose credentials have expired or will soon expire now have until December 31st to renew. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has pushed the extension on certain …

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Sidewalk Construction Continues

September 21, 2020
Sidewalk Construction Continues

Sidewalk construction continues this week on Hansen Ave between Redmond and Gros Ventre. Evans Construction will continue to excavate, prepare subgrade, and install sidewalk along Hansen from Redmond working west to Gros Ventre. During this …

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Antler Sales Tallied

Elk Antler Sales Tallied

Most people in Jackson are aware the local scouts did not conduct their 53rd annual elk antler auction in May this year, due to COVID concerns. Several options for selling the antlers were explored, including …

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Had Enough Road Construction?

September 18, 2020
Sidewalk Construction Continues

Beginning Monday, intermittent lane closures will begin at the Broadway and Willow Intersection and continue through late-October. This project involves the installation of new stormwater collection structures and piping in the public right-of-way in the vicinity …

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Wildfire Smoke Makes Air Drier

Wildfire Smoke Makes Air Drier

Itchy and sore eyes have become commonplace in northwest Wyoming owing to the heavy smoke pouring into the area from the massive west-coast fires. A University of Wyoming Medicine ophthalmologist and cornea specialist is providing …

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